Paean for Dr. G. N. Saibaba

Chanchal Kumar In the recent news about dear departed Father Stan Swamy, it has been concluded that there indeed was a conspiracy to frame him. There has been conclusive evidence that incriminating content was planted in his device in order to criminalise him. Father Stan Swamy was even refused a sipper in his final days …


The Pasmanda Muslim Question and the BJP

Benish Ali The recent reports of the ruling BJP’s attempts to address the concerns of ‘lower castes’ among non-Hindus and subsequent reports of the union government’s intentions to formulate a national commission on such castes among Muslims and Christians has attracted attention of scholars of diverse hues. In this context, an attempt has been made …


Indian Institutes of Savarnas: Reservation Norms Violated during PhD admission and Faculty Recruitment in IIT/IIMs

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Pranav Jeevan P India’s premier higher educational institutions for Engineering and Management, IITs and IIMs, have been violating the constitutionally mandated reservation norms for years. The violations are visible mostly in the PhD admissions and faculty recruitment where there is no centralized exam like JEE, GATE or CAT. The RTIs filed by Ambedkar Periyar Phule …